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Afternoon Brief, November 28

Afternoon Brief, November 28

Free Flow Wines Sparkles with Innovation on Tap and Beyond the Keg: Free Flow Wines saw the rising popularity of sparkling wines and the category’s particular challenges for delivering an optimal by the glass experience as an opportunity to expand the portfolio of services they offer, and their innovative work to create a sparkling keg program for wineries was recognized with a 2016 WINnovation Award…

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Data Is Driving the Wine Industry

Data Is Driving the Wine Industry

There’s no shortage of mobile apps these days to find wines, remember what you drank, or even have wine delivered to your door in under an hour. But with so many apps and new technologies, it can be difficult for producers and suppliers to determine how the changing landscape of technology in the wine industry […]

Harvest Recap and Look Ahead for 2017: Anticipated Changes in Vineyard Contracts, Bulk & Grape Market

Harvest Recap and Look Ahead for 2017: Anticipated Changes in Vineyard Contracts, Bulk & Grape Market

“We have good sellers and good buyers in the North Bay,” Brian Clements states firmly. “The North Bay region provides premium grapes, and the luxury category of $10 per bottle and higher is selling very well, across all varietal categories.”

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Afternoon Brief, October 31

Afternoon Brief, October 31

Wineries’ Impact Brings Taste of Bitterness to Sonoma Campaign: A supervisors race between two liberal candidates in Sonoma County has turned into a good ol’ Wine Country brawl amid fear that the region is too quickly transforming into a pricey, water-sucking theme park for the almighty grape…

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#ExpoDeals Is the Black Friday Opportunity for the Wine Industry

#ExpoDeals Is the Black Friday Opportunity for the Wine Industry

WIN Expo launches a “day-of-deals” buying event for region Healdsburg, CA, October 31, 2016 – The 2016 North Coast Wine Industry Expo (WIN Expo), presented by Wine Industry Network (WIN), will launch the first ever multi-supplier one-day sale, specifically for the wine industry, called #ExpoDeals. In the spirit of the traditional Black Friday and Cyber […]

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Finishing Tannins on the Rise

Finishing Tannins on the Rise

“American wine consumption is rapidly rising, especially in the premium red blend tier,” Lueck says, “and many producers are turning to non-barrel alternatives in the ageing process to produce a premium product while using cellar space efficiently.”

By October 25, 2016 0 Comments Read More →
Loss of Sales, Result of Wine Industry’s Failure to Meet Mobile Challenge

Loss of Sales, Result of Wine Industry’s Failure to Meet Mobile Challenge

Have wine brands across the industry embraced promoting themselves through the use of mobile apps? Scott Stanchak, who teaches graduate level e-commerce marketing at NYU, and is the Managing Director, Mobile Marketing Strategy, at The New York Times, thinks not.

By October 14, 2016 0 Comments Read More →
Millennials on How Their Generation Engages with Wine

Millennials on How Their Generation Engages with Wine

The millennial consumer continues to rise in prominence for the wine industry, but being able to identify the important trends and mediums to connect, engage, and build loyalty with them is a challenge for traditional wine marketers.

By September 27, 2016 0 Comments Read More →
Marijuana and Wine: Understanding New Competition to Build New Opportunities

Marijuana and Wine: Understanding New Competition to Build New Opportunities

The legalization of marijuana in California is a topic with polarizing effects on wine grape growers. Tina Caputo, moderator for WIN Expo’s upcoming session; Marijuana and Wine: Understanding New Competition to Build New Opportunities, believes this topic is important and pertinent to the wine industry.

By September 22, 2016 0 Comments Read More →
Competition Is Fierce, so How Does a Vineyard Stand Out in the Crowd?

Competition Is Fierce, so How Does a Vineyard Stand Out in the Crowd?

According to Karissa Kruse, president of Sonoma County Winegrowers, a shift has happened in the past few years. “Consumers now care about what goes on at a farm level,” she notes. Kruse mentioned that, not that many years ago, it was unique to put the vineyard name on the bottle, but now that is a fairly standard way to give an added marketing benefit to a bottle of wine.

By September 14, 2016 0 Comments Read More →
Attendee Registration Now Open for 2016 WIN Expo

Attendee Registration Now Open for 2016 WIN Expo

North Coast Wine Industry Event Focuses on Education, Networking, and #ExpoDeals Healdsburg, CA, August 23, 2016 – The 2016 North Coast Wine Industry Expo (WIN Expo), presented by Wine Industry Network (WIN), has announced that attendee registration has officially opened. Harvest special pricing on the trade show and educational sessions runs through October and industry […]

Afternoon Brief, June 24

Afternoon Brief, June 24

Jean Arnold Sessions Named Executive Director of Sonoma County Vintners: Sonoma County Vintners announces that Jean Arnold Sessions has been officially appointed the organization’s Executive Director…

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Afternoon Brief, April 8

Afternoon Brief, April 8

Another Glassy-Winged Sharpshooter Egg Mass Discovered in Napa: For the second time this spring, the Napa County Agricultural Commissioner’s Office discovered a viable glassy-winged sharpshooter egg mass during a plant shipment inspection, the county announced Friday…

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Exhibitor Registration Now Open for 5th Annual North Coast Wine Industry Expo

Exhibitor Registration Now Open for 5th Annual North Coast Wine Industry Expo

Limited booth space remains for 2016 WIN Expo April 6th, 2016, Healdsburg, CA – Exhibitor registration is now open and a limited amount of booths are still available for the 5th annual North Coast Wine Industry Expo (WIN Expo), the largest wine industry trade show in the North Coast. The Expo will once again be […]

Afternoon Brief, December 16

Afternoon Brief, December 16

Counterfeit Claims Spark Defamation Action: Wine experts are embroiled in a defamation lawsuit, in which the chairman of The Wine Institute of Las Vegas claims a San Francisco consultant accused him of being a “criminal [who] should be in jail”…

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